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Maureen Sinnott holds a sign stating

Nobody is above the law

December 23, 2019

"This is what democracy looks like!" chanted a crowd of over 500 protestors. On Tuesday, Dec. 17, the evening before the House of Representatives would vote on the impeachment President Donald Trump; people took to the streets in over 600 locations nationwide. In San Mateo, across the street from Hillsdale Mall...

The Carlmont Technical Theatre Association's executive team makes announcements during their club meeting on Tuesday.

Carlmont clubs begin the search for new executives

March 7, 2019

It’s March, the beginning of the countdown towards summer. School is coming to a close, club leaders are moving on,  and it's the time for students to step forward and take...

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President Trump speaks to supporters at a convention center in Phoenix, Ariz.

Opinion: The American electorate is not ready for a diverse candidate

January 21, 2019

Speculation clouds the air as Americans begin to wonder which Democratic candidate will face President Trump in the 2020 election. Among those considered by ABC to be most lik...

James Alex Fields Jr., joins marchers in Charlottesville for the

ScotSkim: convictions

December 9, 2018

Charlottesville neo-Nazi convicted on all counts “Unite the Right"rioter James Alex Fields Jr., was convicted of first-degree murder in a Virginia court on Dec. 7 for plowing his car in...

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks at a Trump Tax Town Hall in Phoenix, Ariz.

ScotSkim: announcements

November 16, 2018

Questions arise surrounding leadership as the 'blue wave' crashes The ‘blue wave,’ crashed, as many predicted it would. But for American politics, another dramatic event on its ...

Liam Jocson, ASB president, drops blank sign-up sheets in a folder outside the ASB room.

ASB president leaves his mark on Carlmont

April 20, 2017

As the school year comes to an end, so does Liam Jocson's ASB presidency. Jocson is a senior who is the ASB president as well as the president of the Filipino Club and a member...


Deez Nuts runs for president

August 24, 2015

“No, I wouldn’t run for United States president right now,” said sophomore Vivian Yip. “I’m too young, what’s the point?” Iowan rising sophomore Brady Olson evidently...

Class of 2014-2015 ASB President Elise Dimick

Getting to know next year’s ASB president

March 26, 2014

Next year's presidential agenda is already being set. On Feb. 25, Junior Elise Dimick was elected by the Carlmont student body as next school year’s Associated Student Body (ASB)...

Reggie Chatman created many posters to promote his campaign.

Reggie Chatman elected as next year’s ASB president

February 28, 2013

Junior Reggie Chatman was elected for next year's Associated Student Body president on Feb 26., 2013. His competition for ASB president was Claire Porter, who is the current...

The first African-American president

Sarah Klieves, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2013

Is Barack Obama the president or the “black president”? Becoming and serving as the President of the United States of America is an incredible feat. For over two centuries men have had the honor of serving as the president. But it wasn’t until 2008 when America elected its first African-American president. As the president, one receives a lot of scrutiny from the public. Not all Americans...

Barack Obama, 44th president of the United State of America, gave his State of the Union address on Feb. 12, 2013.

President Obama’s State of the Union address targets guns

February 14, 2013

The nation's most influential politicians came under one roof as they listened to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, which covered such topics as education, the war in...

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